It’s been a while since I posted, and I feel bad about that as I’d been doing really well to blog once a month. Unfortunately my new job meant I was so exhausted all the time! I’d get up at 6am every day then catch two buses to work (one of which was usually late […]

What does the term mean?

A program that allows you to organise, publish, delete, edit and modify content from a central interface. WordPress is a CMS.

An API provides a means for one piece of code to talk to another in a way that both will understand by providing instructions and tools. This is especially relevant if one piece of code is written in another language to the other. Some examples being: plugins for a CMS exporting data into a JSON […]

My poking around in WordPress has empowered me to poke around with mum’s website and cook her up a custom theme. Originally when I designed it (2008 I think?) I’d made it in HTML/CSS. A simple fixed-width layout with nice bright colours. I even had a splash page for it, such was the trend at […]

I’ve been working on portfolio designs for the last month. I had a cool tea box that I was using as inspiration but I just couldn’t get the right look, despite cooking up 7 different versions. You can see the best of this terrible bunch on the left. I really liked the colours and the […]